Teaching Resources

Homeschooling Resources

Introduction to Teaching Phonics at Home: In this video series Destin Library Children’s Librarian Laura Harris introduces the fundamentals of the phonetic method of reading education. She will provide a summary of the method and some helpful tools and tips for practicing phonics with your children, including and overview of the Destin Library’s new Early Readers collection.

Florida Atlantic University Homeschooling LibGuide: a collection of resources for homeschooling parents curated by library staff at Florida Atlantic University. "This guide of almost entirely free (with a few partially free) resources for home schooling focuses on information for parents and caregivers, plus resources for children."

Sebco Books Free eBook Library: a library of free downloadable ebooks, including a wide range of nonfiction titles to supplement homeschooling lessons. Important Note: to log in leave the prefilled username and password in the form and click the "Log In" button. Use "1" as your student ID number on the next screen.

Florida Electronic Library: an expansive collection of databases, free ebooks, and more curated by the Florida Division of Library and Information Services. This electronic library is free to all residents of Florida. Important Note: this website will require you to enable location access for it to validate that you are  in the state of Florida.

Introduction to Teaching Phonics

With Children’s Librarian Laura Harris

In this video series Destin Library Children’s Librarian Laura Harris introduces the fundamentals of the phonetic method of reading education. She will provide an overview of the method and some helpful tools and tips for using this method at home with your children, including an overview of the Destin Library’s new Early Readers collection.